Welcome Maria Unawu!
Meet Reboot’s newest Communications Intern, Maria Unawu! She joins the team in our West Africa office with a background in film and media. Maria hopes to use her creativity to make an impact and will support the team with designing communications strategy, including social media, blog posts, and other channels for engagement.
Moving Open Government Forward
From July 17–19th, Zack Brisson, Panthea Lee, and Lauren Gardner will attend the 5th Open Government Partnerships Global Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia, along with representatives from 75 countries. On July 17th, Zack will facilitate the panel, From Failure to Feasibility: Hard Won Wisdom from Tech for Social Impact Changemakers, as part of Civil Society Day. Join the conversation at #OGPGeorgia!
Welcome Calvin Hutcheon and Emma Pattison!
Reboot is excited to welcome our new Visual Design Interns, Calvin and Emma. Calvin is a rising senior at Maryland Institute College of Art, with experience as a freelance product designer. Emma is a Texas native and recent graduate of The University of North Texas, where she earned her BFA in Communication Design. Calvin and Emma will contribute to digital and print projects at Reboot, crafting publications, designing wireframes, and developing concepts.
Innovative Models to Fund Investigative Journalism
On June 23rd, Chioma Agwuegbo and Ahmed Rufai Isah will facilitate a conversation at the International Press Institute’s World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria. The panel will feature the MacArthur Foundation’s investigative journalism grantees and explore innovative funding models for newsrooms to ensure journalism’s sustainability and independence. Follow the event on Twitter with #IPIWOCO.
Showcasing Civic Tech Tools for Governance
On June 6th, Ijeoma Mba and Ahmed Rufai Isah will facilitate a learning roundtable for Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), DFID’s governance program in Nigeria. The session will showcase DFID’s technology tools which support partners to deepen governance accountability in Nigeria. Participants include PERL local partners, beneficiaries, government, and civil society.
Welcome Priya Ghosh!
Reboot is excited to welcome Priya Ghosh to our team as People & Operations Intern. Priya is a Master’s in Public Administration candidate at NYU Wagner where she studies public and nonprofit management. She has a background working with international nonprofits in a variety of roles and looks forward learning about Reboot’s design approach and operations. Priya will be supporting Reboot’s HR and Operations functions.